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RUDE PUNDIT: How to Survive the Next Few Days Until We Know What's in the Mueller Report

3/22/2019
How to Survive the Next Few Days Until We Know What's in the Mueller Report

I know. I know you're sitting there with "It's Mueller Time" memes popping up all over your Twinstaface feeds. You're watching Rachel parse every word in Attorney General William Barr's memo informing us that he's received Robert Mueller's report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and other assorted matters. You're listening to every panelist from every administration since Nixon tell you what might be in there, what might get released, what Congress might get to see, what the White House might try to stop, and on. And on. And on.

And you're wondering, "How in the fucking fuck am I going to survive waiting until something definite is released or leaked?"

Lemme give you some tips.


1. Turn off the fuckin' news networks. Or turn it to the Weather Channel, where you can get news on the catastrophic floods in the Upper Midwest. Or watch BBC News, where you can realize that even people with posh accents can bumblefuck around like brain-damaged gibbons when it comes to Brexit.

2. But, no, seriously, turn off CNN and MSNBC (and if you're hate-watching Fox "news," the fuck is wrong with you? And if you're seriously watching Fox, fuck you). Most of the pundits and analysts are reading tea leaves in the dark, whether they say the report exonerates Trump or condemns Trump. They have a couple of vague ideas of what's in there (like explanations of the indictments Mueller has gotten, which mostly include lying to investigators for Mueller). But otherwise? They don't know a goddamn thing, and those channels have got 24 hours to fill with walking around while wearing blindfolds. It'll drive you nutzoid to stay tuned in.

3. Turn your hopes down for the report. It might be explosive. It might be disappointing. It might be frustratingly opaque. It might be brutally definitive. But if you've been fantasizing about Mueller arresting Trump and frog-marching him out of the White House, well, you're gonna need to pull that back a bit because he didn't. In fact, there won't be any more indictments coming because that wasn't Mueller's job. That's for others to decide based on the report. And there is every chance in the world that we might not learn everything that's in the report.

4. Concentrate on the shit we do know that we didn't even need Mueller for. Every day, Trump is doing something impeachable or demonstrating that he's unfit for office. Democrats need to talk about the shady business deals (which, yes, do cross over with Russia matters) and witness intimidation and erratic policy decisions and self-enriching and refusal to condemn white nationalism and hush money and more, far more than enough to impeach any president. If we put too much into the Mueller report (as too many Democrats have), then we lose the chance to convince people on the other shit.

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THE REST:
https://rudepundit.blogspot.com/2019/03/how-to-survive-next-few-days-until-we.html
ttps://twitter.com/rudepundit/status/1109288453198483456

"I want you all to stonewall it, let them plead the 5th, cover-up or anything else, if it'll save it


@BeschlossDC

Mueller Report has been delivered on the 46th anniversary of the secret Watergate tape in which Nixon tells John Mitchell, "I want you all to stonewall it, let them plead the Fifth Amendment, cover-up or anything else, if it'll save it--save the plan."
https://twitter.com/BeschlossDC/status/1109207873928814594

John and Cindy McCain's daughter Bridget, who never speaks out....until now.

John and Cindy McCain’s daughter Bridget, who never speaks out....until now.

(A reminder that Bridget was the subject of a racist whisper campaign engineered by Karl Rove during the 2000 election)


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D2Lkf5TUgAAieqE?format=jpg&name=360x360

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D2Lkf5jUcAEM-No?format=jpg&name=large

https://twitter.com/yashar/status/1108699698007699456

Cartoon: We need a border wall like I need a hole in the head

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https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2019/3/20/1843648/-Cartoon-We-need-a-border-wall-like-I-need-a-hole-in-the-head

Cartoon: Jacinda of New Zealand vs. Trump

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Jim Carrey: "Trump Presidency" will become an EXTINCTION LEVEL EVENT.


@JimCarrey
Innocent people are now being slaughtered, families ruined and childrens’ lives destroyed. All in his name. If the Craven Republican Senate allows this vile miscreant to continue encouraging devisiveness, the “Trump Presidency” will become an EXTINCTION LEVEL EVENT.


https://twitter.com/JimCarrey/status/1107403645081968640/photo/1



Xlnt toon

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D18juhjX0AAXG67?format=jpg&name=small


https://twitter.com/TheRickWilson/status/1107643333453713408

We have no idea who Trump's successor will be-But we have already found the man most opposite of him

Not sure how @PeteButtigieg will end up faring in the presidential, but one thing that’s clear from conversations I’ve had with him, interviewing him and reading his book: he’s operating at a different intellectual level — a much higher one — than the vast majority of politicians




https://twitter.com/AnandWrites/status/1106955561248149510

Something's up. Judge Jeanine's show was scheduled to air tonight-Being replaced with documentary

Fox News’ ‘Judge Jeanine’ Won’t Air This Saturday

“Judge Jeanine” isn’t holding court Saturday night.

Fox News Channel replaced tonight’s broadcast of Jeanine Pirro’s weekly program with a repeat episode of its documentary series “Scandalous,” just days after the 21st Century Fox-owned cable-news network said it condemned remarks the outspoken host made about Minnesota Democrat Ihan Omar.

The change in Fox News’s schedule was evident in an on-screen cable guide. But a Pirro broadcast had been placed in newspaper TV listings for this evening.

When reached for comment, a Fox News spokesperson said, “We’re not commenting on internal scheduling matters” and declined to elaborate.

During her broadcast last Saturday, Pirro, a former New York prosecutor, suggested Omar, a Democractic representative, did not respect the law set down by the Constitution of the United States. “Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which is antithetical to the U.S. Constitution?” Pirro asked.

https://twitter.com/brianstelter/status/1107059885840236544
https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/fox-news-says-judge-jeanine-pirro-schedule-change-1203165078/

Australian Lawmaker Egged After Blaming Muslims

A protester smashed an egg on Australian Sen. Fraser Anning’s head after he said the “real cause of bloodshed” following the New Zealand mosque shootings was Muslims, ABC News reports.

Anning was then restrained by security officials after he punched a protester.


https://politicalwire.com/2019/03/16/australian-lawmaker-egged-after-blaming-muslims/



Someone has just slapped an egg on the back of Australian Senator Fraser Anning's head, who immediately turned around and punched him in the face.
VIDEO:
https://twitter.com/borzou/status/1106840982698512385
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